North Carolina Shark Attacks

112 attacks recorded (12 fatal)
North Carolina shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jul 22nd 2020 Neuse River, Craven County N
Jun 20th 2020 Salvo, Dare County N
Jan 13th 2020 Rodanthe, Dare County N
Jul 30th 2019 Off Cape Hatteras, Dare County N
Jul 16th 2019 Sunset Beach, Brunswick County N
Jun 16th 2019 Bald Head Island, Brunswick County N
Jun 10th 2019 Ocean Isle, Brunswick County N
Jun 2nd 2019 Fort Macon State Beach, Carteret County N
Aug 18th 2018 Atlantic Beach, Carteret County N
Aug 5th 2018 Bald Head Island, Brunswick County N
Aug 5th 2018 Bald Head Island, Brunswick County N
Jun 25th 2016 Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Carteret County N
Jun 11th 2016 Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Carteret County N
Jul 4th 2015 Off Surf City, Pender County N
Jul 1st 2015 Ocracoke, Lifeguard Beach, National Park Service, Hyde County N
Jun 27th 2015 Rodanthe, Dare County N
Jun 25th 2015 Avon, Hatteras Island, Outer Banks, Dare County N
Jun 24th 2015 Surf City N
Jun 14th 2015 Oak Island, Brunswick County N
Jun 14th 2015 Oak Island, Brunswick County N
Jun 11th 2015 Ocean Isle, Brunswick County N
Aug 27th 2014 Figure Eight Island, New Hanover County N
Aug 24th 2014 Off Masonboro Island, New Hanover County N
Jul 27th 2014 Sunset Beach, Brunswick County N
Jul 12th 2014 Masonboro Island, New Hanover County N
Jul 11th 2013 Holden Beach. Brunswick County N
Jul 24th 2012 Ocean Isle, Brunswick County N
Jul 8th 2012 North Topsail Beach, Onslow County N
Jun 18th 2012 Ocean Isle, Brunswick County N
May 31st 2012 Avon, Hatteras Island, Outer Banks, Dare County N
Aug 24th 2011 Buxton Beach, Dare County N
Aug 24th 2011 Holden Beach. Brunswick County N
Aug 17th 2011 Kure Beach, New Hanover County N
Aug 17th 2011 Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County N
Aug 11th 2011 Beaufort Inlet N
Jul 19th 2011 Ocracoke Island, Hyde County N
Jun 26th 2008 North Topsail Beach, Onslow County N
Aug 7th 2010 Figure Eight Island, Wilmington, New Hanover County N
Jul 17th 2010 Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County N
Jun 25th 2010 Topsail Island, Pender County N
Sep 12th 2009 Corolla, Currituck County Y
Jul 22nd 2009 Holden Beach. Brunswick County N
Aug 24th 2008 Surf City, Topsail Island, Pender County N
Jul 24th 2008 Surf City, Topsail Island, Pender County N
Jul 24th 2008 Topsail Island, Pender County N
Jul 13th 2008 Carolina Beach, New Hanover County N
Jul 9th 2008 Emerald Isle, Carteret County N
May 26th 2008 Hammocks Beach State Park, Bear Island, Onslow County N
Aug 22nd 2007 North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher N
Jul 18th 2007 North Topsail Beach, Onslow County N
123

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (184)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (34)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (23)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (21)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (18)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (15)
  • Jacksonville Beach, Duval County (14)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (12)

Attacks by month

  • January (1)
  • February (1)
  • May (4)
  • June (20)
  • July (33)
  • August (28)
  • September (14)
  • October (2)
  • November (1)
  • December (1)